Category: Ski Areas & Heli-Ski Sites

New Zealand Ski Areas offer stunning scenery, exhilarating dry powder runs, snowboard terrain parks and pumping apres ski action. Full descriptions of New Zealand’s ski areas and heli-ski locations

Heli-Skiing Locations

Heli-skiing and heli-boarding are New Zealand's ultimate adrenalin-rush in the mountains. The Southern Alps offers…

Round Hill

Only a few minutes drive from Lake Tekapo township is the ultimate snow sport destination…

Awakino

The majestic St Mary Range receives big dumps of wind-packed powder snow in southerly storms.…

Mt Potts

A uniquely different ski field is set amongst the high peaks of a sheep station…

Fox Peak

The mountains of South Canterbury are home to a large ski field with a distinguished…

Mt Dobson

High in the Two Thumb Range, 30 minutes drive from Fairlie, is a family owned…

Mt Cheeseman

Watch the sunrise from your room, enjoy breakfast, clip on your skis and head for…

Mt Olympus

‘The Playground of the Gods’, lies on the western flank of the Craigieburn range, where…

Porter Heights

The closest commercial ski field to Christchurch also boasts the steepest downhill run in New…

Mt Hutt

The greatest variety of skiing in New Zealand is found in the Canterbury region, with…

Broken River

Five club ski fields in the Arthur’s Pass and Craigieburn regions provide affordable alpine adventure;…

Turoa

Turoa 'The Giant', towers above the central North Island, extending into glacier country below Mt…

Ohau

A well kept secret in New Zealand skiing circles, is a remote ski field, which…

Tukino

Mt Ruapehu is revered as the focus for fantastic winter fun on the expansive slopes…

Whakapapa

The broad white flanks of Mt Ruapehu, New Zealand’s largest active volcano, are an irresistible…

Cardrona

The Southern Lakes ski fields are superb. One in particular has wonderful, safe, open terrain…

Waiorau Nordic

Classic cross-country skiing is now firmly established in New Zealand with the advent of the…

Coronet Peak

Queenstown ‘The Adventure Capital of the World’, takes pride of place as our best winter…

The Remarkables

The snow-capped serrated peaks of the Remarkables Range rise majestically above Queenstown. The scene is…

Treble Cone

The biggest and steepest ski field in the South Island has a commanding position in…